Sainsbury’s on track to multichannel customer experience, with full-year online sales up by 9%

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Sainsbury’s chief executive Mike Coupe says it is well on track to delivering shoppers the multichannel experience that they want – and that its acquisition of Argos’ parent company Home Retail Group will further that strategy. He said this week that the supermarket, a Leading retailer in the IRUK Top500 research, (more…)

Argos owner hails ‘landmark’ year of transformation, though sales and profits dip

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Home Retail Group chief executive John Walden today hailed a “landmark” year which had seen the Argos owner transform in more ways than one, moving towards an “exciting future”. During the year the retailer transformed both its strategy, through its ongoing five-year digital transformation plan, launched in 2012, and itself, (more…)

Sainsbury’s expands its digital and technology team as part of strategy to enable customers to shop as they like

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Sainsbury’s is expanding its digital and technology team as it works to enable shoppers to buy whenever and wherever they want. The supermarket, a Leading retailer in InternetRetailing’s IRUK Top500 research, will over the next 18 months create 150 new jobs. They range from agile coaches and software developers to (more…)